Green Throttle Games Raises $6 Million to Turn Phones Into Game Consoles

Green Throttle Games, which is attempting to turn Android phones into videogame consoles that connect to the TV, has raised $6 million in a first round of funding. Trinity Ventures led the round with participation from DCM. The Santa Clara, Calif., company said it will use the cash to support internal and external game development for its platform.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus